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The Vineyard (Paperback)

Author:  Idwal Jones Foreword By:  Robert Mondavi
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0520210905
ISBN-13: 9780520210905
Sku: 30090963
Publish Date: 4/30/2007
Dimensions:  (in Inches) 8.25H x 5.75L x 0.75T
Pages:  285
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Set in the Napa Valley at the turn of the century, this novel beautifully evokes the characters love of the land and the rhythms of life lived close to the earth and its seasons. Spirited Alda Pendle is the daughter of a viticulturist who has taught her his craft. When he dies, leaving her without property, her skills make her indispensable to the solitary owner of one of the old vineyards in the valley. The novel provides a vivid history of winemaking in California to the Prohibition era. *Author: Jones, Idwal/ Mondavi, Robert *Series Title: California Fiction *Binding Type: Paperback *Number of Pages: 285 *Publication Date: 1997/10/30 *Language: English *Dimensions: 8.20 x 5.45 x 0.74 inches
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Set in the Napa Valley at the turn of the century, this novel beautifully evokes the characters' love of the land and the rhythms of life lived close to the earth and its seasons. Spirited Alda Pendle is the daughter of a viticulturist who has taught her his craft. When he dies, leaving her without property, her skills make her indispensable to the solitary owner of one of the old vineyards in the valley. The novel provides a vivid history of winemaking in California to the Prohibition era.00 Set in the Napa Valley at the turn of the century, this novel beautifully evokes the characters' love of the land and the rhythms of life lived close to the earth and its seasons. Spirited Alda Pendle is the daughter of a viticulturist who has taught her his craft. When he dies, leaving her without property, her skills make her indispensable to the solitary owner of one of the old vineyards in the valley. The novel provides a vivid history of winemaking in California to the Prohibition era. Set in the Napa Valley at the turn of the century, this novel beautifully evokes the characters' love of the land and the rhythms of life lived close to the earth and its seasons. Spirited Alda Pendle is the daughter of a viticulturist who has taught her his craft. When he dies, leaving her without property, her skills make her indispensable to the solitary owner of one of the old vineyards in the valley. The novel provides a vivid history of winemaking in California to the Prohibition era.

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"Not until now has any book captured the tang of the rain-blown eucalyptus, the curve of the tawny hills, the furious salty smell of the bay marshes....It is in a completely simple and real way a long song, and it is as heartening as wine to read." - M. F. K. Fisher
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Product attributeNumber of Pages:   0285
Product attributePublisher:   University of California Press
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